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  • House to take up tax breaks that could help Jacksonville financial firm, phosphate miners and telecom companies

     
    A Jacksonville financial-services firm, phosphate miners and the telecom industry are among the big winners on the Florida House floor today. All three interests could benefit from different tax breaks that are among the dozens of bills the House is...
  • Jeb Bush’s son, Mike Haridopolos’s wife, among those leading Mack campaign

     
    U.S. Rep. Connie Mack IV has announced his statewide campaign co-chairs including several big names in Republican politics such as Sen. John Thrasher, R-Port Orange, and former Florida Attorney General Bill McCollum, as well as Jeb Bush Jr. and Dr....
  • Bruno out-raises Hukill in SD 8 (but that doesn’t mean much)

     
    TALLAHASSEE — Take it for what it's worth. Volusia County Chairman Frank Bruno out-raised his likely Republican challenger for Florida Senate during the first three months of the year. However, she is a sitting House member and was barred from...
  • The travels of tagged manatees

     
      Florida Power & Light Co. power-plant site at the Indian River north of Cocoa has become a manatee laboratory for researchers. The utility demolished an old plant there and is about to build a new facility. In the meantime, FPL is using a heater...
  • 25th-anniversary ‘Phantom of the Opera’ in movie theaters Sunday

     
    To mark the 25th-anniversary year of “The Phantom of the Opera,” Andrew Lloyd Webber and Cameron Mackintosh are staging a lavish production in London's Royal Albert Hall.  It will be filmed  — what isn't these days? — and...
  • Hukill: Disregard Bruno’s fund-raising because he relies on ’special interests”

     
    Volusia County Council Chairman Frank Bruno clearly got the attention of veteran state Sen. Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, with a fundraising quarter totaling $118,700 (which drops to $97,528 once you take out his own money and some in-kind contributions....
  • Hukill raises $65k, less than Bruno in SD7

     
    TALLAHASSEE — House Economic Affairs Chair Dorothy Hukill, R-Port Orange, raised $65,247 over the last three months for her 2012 Florida Senate bid, a figure that is about half the $118,700 that Democratic Volusia County Commissioner Frank Bruno...
  • Applications flowing in for school transfers in Orange, Lake

     
    Looks like more parents are interested in transferring their children out of struggling Orange County schools than last year. That's to be expected –students at two schools were eligible last year, versus 11 this year. As of Tuesday, 546 parents had...
  • Sandy Adams sets ‘listening’ sessions during congressional recess

     
    U.S. Rep. Sandy Adams has scheduled what she's calling “listening” sessions over the next two weeks in the four counties she represents. Open to the public — “subject to space limitations,” her office warns — the...
  • Sandy Adams set to ‘listen’ Wednesday in Winter Park

     
    Want to tell freshman Congresswoman Sandy Adams what you think of her, Congress or America's current situation in general? Well, she says she's ready to listen to you. Adams has scheduled ”listening sessions” for this week during the House...
  • Opening reception Friday for Florida Museum for Women Artists juried show

     
    The Florida Museum for Women Artists presents its second annual Juried Exhibition from Saturday, Sept. 10, until Oct. 23.  An opening reception will take place from 5-7 p.m. Friday Sept. 9.  Food, drinks, raffle prizes, and live music will be provided....
  • Renegade artists talk weird crafts, weirder customers

     
    The makers of such crafts as purple penis pin cushions and embroidered cards asking "WTF?" tell RedEye their memorable customer experiences....